We take special pride in identifying those individuals who deserve special recognition for their research contributions. Individuals from the schools of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Centers may be recognized in either three categories:
The Chancellors Club Research Award is reserved for an individual faculty in recognition of exceptional achievements that have had significant and long-term impact on a research field. Who has had profoundly affected later development of a field or represent a productive record of significant research. The research is expected to be of national and/or international interest. The recipient is first announced at the annual meeting of the Chancellors Club in Lawrence in October.
Individuals receiving the Investigator Research Award have established a substantial research program as evidenced by a strong record of publications of data-based research in peer reviewed journals, presentations and invited lectures at regional, national and/or international meetings, external grant support for research, peer recognition in the form of elected offices in professional societies, memberships on journal editorial boards, journal reviews, study section memberships or consultantships, previous recognition as a recipient of honors and awards, and involvement in the mentoring of graduate students and fellows who have published research that the candidate has supervised.
Research Administrator Award recognizes and honors significant administrative support to the research enterprise of KUMC and Wichita. These awards are given to research support administrators who have evidence of their significant support to research accomplishments and a high potential for sustained productive research support in the future.